Palmersheim Family History

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Palmersheim Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Palmersheim in North Rhine-Westphalia.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Sermersheim, Petersheim, Wallerstein, Hillesheim, Hammerstein

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Palmersheim Family Origin

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Palmersheim Family Occupations

What did your Palmersheim ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Palmersheim occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Palmersheim's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Palmersheim ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Palmersheim Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 395 census records available for the last name Palmersheim. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Palmersheim census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 24 immigration records available for the last name Palmersheim. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 99 military records available for the last name Palmersheim. For the veterans among your Palmersheim ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Palmersheim Life Expectancy

What is the average Palmersheim lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Palmersheim life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Palmersheim in 1958 was 38, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Palmersheim

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Palmersheim ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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